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General | 8th September 2020

GreenTalk LIVE discusses the Coventry Railway Station Masterplan

If you missed Coventry City Council's latest webinar you can view the presentation
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GreenTalk LIVE discusses the Coventry Railway Station Masterplan08/09/2020
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General | 7th September 2020

ReDesign Business Conference part of London Design Week 2020

The Design Council and Propela are partnering up to produce a one-of-a-kind programme of experts to problem-solve, illuminate new design ideas and create a roadmap for DESIGN and BUSINESS to meet.
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ReDesign Business Conference part of London Design Week 202007/09/2020
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General | 7th September 2020

New national initiative to be delivered by your Local Enterprise Partnership

Peer Networks is a national initiative that will be delivered locally through Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Growth Hub
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New national initiative to be delivered by your Local Enterprise Partnership07/09/2020
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General | 7th September 2020

Support line launched to help businesses grow out of Coronavirus crisis

A new one-to-one support line has been launched by Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Chamber for start-up businesses or firms looking for support to grow out of the current pandemic.
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Support line launched to help businesses grow out of Coronavirus crisis07/09/2020
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General | 4th September 2020

Businesses urged to add their voice to critical economic & business impact surveys

A survey of Coventry and Warwickshire firms could give the first signs of how the region will deal with the recession brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Businesses urged to add their voice to critical economic & business impact surveys04/09/2020
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General | 2nd September 2020

Growth Hub inundated with grant applications from SMEs

The region's leading business support organisation has been inundated by SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire with applications for new government grants to help them recover from Covid-19.
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Growth Hub inundated with grant applications from SMEs02/09/2020
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General | 26th August 2020

C&W businesses urged to prepare for new markets ahead of EU exit

Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire have been urged to start pro-actively preparing for new international market opportunities and trading procedures ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union...
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C&W businesses urged to prepare for new markets ahead of EU exit26/08/2020
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General | 25th August 2020

The Smarterials Aston Business Clinic

The ABC (Aston Business Clinic) gives businesses a learning opportunity to help develop their knowledge and skills of remote teams working
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The Smarterials Aston Business Clinic25/08/2020
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General | 24th August 2020

Coventry Cathedral appoints a contractor to build new pavilion annexe

Coventry Cathedral has appointed a contractor to build its high-profile new pavilion annexe as part of a £3.5 million fundraising programme.
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Coventry Cathedral appoints a contractor to build new pavilion annexe24/08/2020
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General | 21st August 2020

Tradespeople are urged to sign up to the Green Homes Grant scheme

Builders, plumbers, and other tradespeople across England will need a government-backed seal of approval to provide their services as part of the new £2 billion Green Homes Grant going live at the end...
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Tradespeople are urged to sign up to the Green Homes Grant scheme21/08/2020
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General | 19th August 2020

HS2 local business webinar recordings available

'Work with us Wednesday' webinars were held throughout June, July and August and any business that wasn't able to attend can now access the recordings
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HS2 local business webinar recordings available19/08/2020
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General | 11th August 2020

Manufacturers feeling more optimistic post-Covid

Manufacturers in Coventry and Warwickshire and the wider Midlands are starting to feel slightly more optimistic about their post-Covid future but there are calls for significantly more tailored Govern...
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Manufacturers feeling more optimistic post-Covid11/08/2020
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General | 11th August 2020

New West Midlands cycling network unveiled

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has today (Tuesday 11 August) unveiled the Starley Network, a new 500-mile cycling vision for the West Midlands.
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New West Midlands cycling network unveiled11/08/2020
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General | 7th August 2020

The Foodie Awards 2021 are now open with a brand new programme

The inaugural Foodie Awards 2021, in partnership with Visit Coventry, were launched in July and will recognise businesses across the sector
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The Foodie Awards 2021 are now open with a brand new programme07/08/2020
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General | 6th August 2020

Warwickshire business expanding and investing

An expanding Warwickshire printing company has invested in two state-of-the-art machines and moved premises.
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Warwickshire business expanding and investing06/08/2020
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General | 5th August 2020

FinditinCW hits 1,000 members in just three months

The new business website aimed at SMEs in all sectors has quickly reached 1,078 members after launching amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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FinditinCW hits 1,000 members in just three months05/08/2020
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General | 5th August 2020

Government urged to listen to business as furlough support starts to be phased out

Industry leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say the Government must heed the word of business to help stave off as many jobs losses as possible due to the Coronavirus crisis.
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Government urged to listen to business as furlough support starts to be phased out05/08/2020
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General | 5th August 2020

SMEs with fewer than 250 employees can apply for grants between £1 - £5K

Small businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire hit by the Coronavirus pandemic can apply for new grants from the government to boost their recovery.
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SMEs with fewer than 250 employees can apply for grants between £1 - £5K05/08/2020
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General | 4th August 2020

£66 million package to help kick-start the West Midlands recovery

Eight ‘shovel ready’ projects, ranging from the National Brownfield Land Institute to Very Light Rail developments are set to benefit from £66 million of Government funding secured for the region.
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£66 million package to help kick-start the West Midlands recovery04/08/2020
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General | 3rd August 2020

Coventry-based Exasoft to design new City of Culture website

Coventry’s window to the world during its time as UK City of Culture is being brought to life with a brand-new website thanks to a top tech company based in the city.
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Coventry-based Exasoft to design new City of Culture website03/08/2020
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General | 3rd August 2020

MGTS encouraged by the number of companies investing in engineering Apprenticeships

Midland Group Training Services (MGTS) is delighted that despite the difficult conditions experienced by many engineering companies in the region due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant number of ...
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MGTS encouraged by the number of companies investing in engineering Apprenticeships03/08/2020
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General | 31st July 2020

Up to £2 million of funding to help SMEs in C&W

The Programme Delivery Board of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has agreed to contribute up to £2 million of funding to help SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire suffer...
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Up to £2 million of funding to help SMEs in C&W31/07/2020
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General | 30th July 2020

Business group encouraging innovation among SMEs

A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.
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Business group encouraging innovation among SMEs30/07/2020
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General | 27th July 2020

Coventry 2021 unveils vibrant brand for Coventry Moves

Coventry City of Culture Trust has today (Monday 27 July 2020) launched its brand-new brand for the upcoming year-long programme, Coventry Moves.
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Coventry 2021 unveils vibrant brand for Coventry Moves27/07/2020
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General | 23rd July 2020

Lotus to establish new Advanced Technology Centre at the University of Warwick

Lotus is continuing with its expansion in the UK by announcing that it will establish a new advanced technology center at the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus.
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Lotus to establish new Advanced Technology Centre at the University of Warwick23/07/2020
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General | 23rd July 2020

Spirit of 2012 awards £1m to Coventry City of Culture

Spirit of 2012 – the London 2012 legacy fund – has awarded a major £1 million grant to Coventry City of Culture Trust to facilitate a programme of cultural activities, working with community organisat...
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Spirit of 2012 awards £1m to Coventry City of Culture23/07/2020
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General | 15th July 2020

Coventry and Warwickshire Green Business Programme

The Coventry and Warwickshire Green Business Programme has now been extended to June 2023 and an additional £1.25m of funding for small to medium sized businesses is available for energy efficiency me...
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Coventry and Warwickshire Green Business Programme15/07/2020
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General | 13th July 2020

Help Coventry College prepare your future workforce!

Coventry College is looking to engage with employers across Coventry and Warwickshire to support its students with industry placements for the new academic year 20/21.
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Help Coventry College prepare your future workforce!13/07/2020
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General | 13th July 2020

Young Creatives Call-Out for Coventry Moves

Coventry City of Culture Trust has a current call-out opportunity for the creative sector.
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Young Creatives Call-Out for Coventry Moves13/07/2020
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General | 3rd July 2020

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021

Coventry City of Culture Trust, today announced that it will officially commence its programme in May 2021.
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Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 202103/07/2020
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General | 2nd July 2020

Expanding infection control business moves to new premises

A forward-thinking infection control business has moved to new premises as part of its expansion plans.
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Expanding infection control business moves to new premises02/07/2020
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General | 29th June 2020

Last chance to put forward City of Culture merchandise ideas

Time is running out for businesses and individuals who want to propose ideas for merchandise that will embrace and celebrate Coventry’s UK City of Culture brand.
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Last chance to put forward City of Culture merchandise ideas29/06/2020
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General | 26th June 2020

Five-figure investment for Coventry business

A family-run business which opened in Coventry two weeks before lockdown has re-opened with a new-look and a five-figure investment.
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Five-figure investment for Coventry business26/06/2020
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General | 25th June 2020

Leading Caterer bounces back with new venture

A new Midlands company is hoping to turn the business tables on Covid-19 and help firms return safely to work.
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Leading Caterer bounces back with new venture25/06/2020
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General | 23rd June 2020

Swimming school staying afloat thanks to business community

A community swimming school is staying afloat thanks to kind-hearted Coventry and Warwickshire businesses and parents rallying round.
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Swimming school staying afloat thanks to business community23/06/2020
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General | 16th June 2020

Opportunity for local organisations and artists to work on Coventry 2021 merchandise

Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced a call out to manufacturers, makers, artists, suppliers and artisans across Coventry and Warwickshire
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Opportunity for local organisations and artists to work on Coventry 2021 merchandise16/06/2020
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General | 15th June 2020

Two-thirds of Warwickshire retail businesses expect to re-open after Covid-19

Over two-thirds of retail businesses in Warwickshire expect to re-open after the Coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report.
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Two-thirds of Warwickshire retail businesses expect to re-open after Covid-1915/06/2020
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General | 15th June 2020

Get 'HS2 ready' with free weekly webinars

Attend HS2's onboard local weekly webinars to find out more about the ways you can get your business ‘HS2 ready’
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Get 'HS2 ready' with free weekly webinars15/06/2020
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General | 11th June 2020

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and West Midlands Combined Authority work to help support PPE supply across the region

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) have joined forces to help support the region’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply during the...
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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and West Midlands Combined Authority work to help support PPE supply across the region11/06/2020
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General | 11th June 2020

Manufacturer and wholesaler expanding its UK headquarters in Coventry

An innovative manufacturer and wholesaler is expanding its UK headquarters in Coventry to continue its world-wide expansion after receiving help from a business support organisation.
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Manufacturer and wholesaler expanding its UK headquarters in Coventry11/06/2020
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General | 11th June 2020

Birmingham 2022 makes 24-hour move to add to unrivalled summer of sport

Birmingham 2022 has announced today (Thursday 11 June) a 24-hour change in start date for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Birmingham 2022 makes 24-hour move to add to unrivalled summer of sport11/06/2020
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General | 5th June 2020

Over 75 local businesses join FinditinCW webinar with HS2

Business leaders joined FinditinCW’s first webinar yesterday (Thursday 4 June) to hear from HS2 Ltd and Tier 1 contractor, Balfour Beatty VINCI JV, appointed to build the West Midlands section of HS2’...
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Over 75 local businesses join FinditinCW webinar with HS205/06/2020
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General | 4th June 2020

New chair and board member at CWLEP Growth Hub Board

One of the leading business support organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire has appointed a new chair and board member.
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New chair and board member at CWLEP Growth Hub Board04/06/2020
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General | 2nd June 2020

High demand for Warwickshire business's hand wash products

A North Warwickshire business is running out of space in its warehouse after a rising demand for its hand wash products.
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High demand for Warwickshire business's hand wash products02/06/2020
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General | 1st June 2020

Five-figure makeover for growing engineering firm

A leading engineering firm in Coventry has had a five-figure makeover as part of a new era of growth.
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Five-figure makeover for growing engineering firm01/06/2020
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General | 27th May 2020

Major funding boost announced for Warwick District

There was a small but bright light at the end of a long tunnel for Warwick this week, with the announcement of major funding to support hosting Birmingham 2022 in Royal Leamington Spa.
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Major funding boost announced for Warwick District27/05/2020
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General | 27th May 2020

FinditinCW opens booking for its first 'Meet the Buyer' webinar

SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire can find out about how they can access upcoming contracts connected with HS2 and Tier 1 contractor Balfour Beatty Vinci JV
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FinditinCW opens booking for its first 'Meet the Buyer' webinar27/05/2020
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General | 21st May 2020

Businesses hear how HS2 could boost the regional economy

HS2 could be the economic boost that the region needs after the Covid-19 outbreak, a Coventry and Warwickshire business audience has been told this week
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Businesses hear how HS2 could boost the regional economy21/05/2020
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General | 21st May 2020

SME business group launches Covid-19 survey

SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire have the opportunity to give their views direct to the Government of the current and long-term effects of the Coronavirus pandemic by taking part in a regional survey...
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SME business group launches Covid-19 survey21/05/2020
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General | 19th May 2020

Coventry business working with iconic motorsport company

A Coventry business has been working with one of the world’s most iconic motorsport companies as part of the Ventilator Challenge UK Project.
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Coventry business working with iconic motorsport company19/05/2020